A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes Alaska Peninsula (0 miles) on Saturday. Event id: ak13425341. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13425341. Exact location, longitude -157.9271° West, latitude 57.0099° North, depth = 12.1 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:43:00 / 7:43 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.1 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 07:43:00 / April 2, 2016 @ 7:43 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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